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Did you know these celebrities kids are serious tennis players?

imagesSergei Brylin won three Stanley Cups with the New Jersey Devils – his daughter Anna Brylin won her first round match yesterday in the 16s girls at Orange Bowl – she plays USTA Eastern events.

Corey Hart – the 80s pop singer from Canada (Sunglasses at Night & Never Surrender) has a daughter named River who lost in the first round of the Orange Bowl 16s.

Victor Petrenko won the 1992 Olympic gold medal for Ukraine in figure skating – his daughter Victoria played four years of NJ high school tennis at prestigious private school Dwight Englewood in Englewood Cliffs NJ.

Dan Majerle was an NBA star for the Phoenix Suns – his daughters McKenzie and Madison play USTA tournaments in Arizona.

Jim Kiick was a running back for the NFL’s Super Bowl champion Dolphins back in the 70s – his daughter Allie is ranked in the top 250 of the WTA.

Former Heavyweight champ Mike Tyson’s youngest daughter Milan takes tennis lessons in Las Vegas and has already won two city championships according to Iron Mike.

The son of actress Robin Gibbs and Murphy Jensen – Billy Gibbs Jensen – recently was on the entry list to play the Eddie Herr 16s.

Former NBA scoring leader Bob McAdoo has a son Robert who plays USTA league tennis in the USTA Eastern section – and a daughter Rasheeda who plays USTA Florida tournaments.

Heavyweight boxer David Haye of Great Britain has a son Cassius who is getting into tennis – father and son were spotted front row at the recent ATP World Tour Finals.

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  • Scoop Malinowski · December 9, 2015 at 10:54 am

    Another celebrity’s kid who is a serious tennis player is Jett Cash – the son of Pat Cash – he is currently a freshman tennis player for Texas A&m –

  • jg · December 9, 2015 at 11:37 am

    Former DC Mayor Adrian Fenty (and now boyfriend of Steve Jobs’ wife) son is a top junior who trains at the Tennis Center College Park. I believe he made the semis of the Easter Bowl last year.

  • Scoop Malinowski · December 9, 2015 at 4:55 pm

    I saw Andrew Fenty play three times at Herr – big kid nice game – I thought he was going to lose two of the matches but I looked later and saw he won – knows how to win – Fenty is with Laurene Johnson Jobs who is from my hometown West milford NJ – she dated one of my best friends from childhood – in fact my friend drove cross country with Laurene out to California where she was going to grad school (Stanford) and that’s where she met Jobs who was giving a speech – she’s a beauty still – she was two years older than me –



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